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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    muscle mass...its more metabolically active, and men usually have more of it.
    this.

    My in-laws' house is perpetually 75. ugh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Sorry. Wife is 56, and she busts your theory.
    Couple of questions:

    Has wife gone through menopause?
    Does she have low body fat/weight (ie is she skinny)?
    Does she smoke (can't imagine but have to ask)?
    Is she a cyclist?
    Does she have low BP?
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    I can't help but think it's related directly to metabolism. Men generally have a faster metabolism, primarily due to higher levels of testoserone. As a result, we tend to burn faster, thus we stay warmer. What can I say, we're Super-charged!!!

    That said, men burn through it quicker, which is why women store up more energy, and tend to have more longevity in survival situations.
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    ^^^ That's good to know. I'll be sure to tell Mr Coffeecake, who is 6'3", 175 lbs and <5% body fat, that he just has to take some testosterone and up his metabolic rate so I don't have to hear him complain about being freezing cold all the time.
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    My fiancee wears longsleeves and sweatshirts in 80 degree summer heat, but her temperature regulation problems stem from her car accident. We keep the thermostat around 75 at home, because that's as hot as I can stand it, and as low as she can tolerate it. She's bundled up in sweaters, and I walk around in shorts. At night, I have no covers and a fan on my side of the bed and she's got 2 blankets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CliftonGK1 View Post
    My fiancee wears longsleeves and sweatshirts in 80 degree summer heat, but her temperature regulation problems stem from her car accident. We keep the thermostat around 75 at home, because that's as hot as I can stand it, and as low as she can tolerate it. She's bundled up in sweaters, and I walk around in shorts. At night, I have no covers and a fan on my side of the bed and she's got 2 blankets.
    We don't even have those issues, and the wife is bundled up and under two sets of blankets on the bed. I'm sleeping almost in the buff, and may have one foot under the sheets.

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    It's because we need to be cuddled, that's why. Geez.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah View Post
    It's because we need to be cuddled, that's why. Geez.
    oh....are you cold?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    oh....are you cold?
    Didn't you read the title to this thread? I am a woman, so it logically follows that I'm always cold. Yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadiyah View Post
    Didn't you read the title to this thread? I am a woman, so it logically follows that I'm always cold. Yes.
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    just be glad you aren't married to an Eskimo

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    We don't even have those issues, and the wife is bundled up and under two sets of blankets on the bed. I'm sleeping almost in the buff, and may have one foot under the sheets.
    One foot? Marital relashuns, ur doing it rong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    We don't even have those issues, and the wife is bundled up and under two sets of blankets on the bed. I'm sleeping almost in the buff, and may have one foot under the sheets.
    kinda the same here, cept Cheri goes from cold to hot and back again throughout the night...so one minute I may be all comfy...and the next I'll wake up sweating because she tossed her bunker-width pile of quilts and blankets on top of me, then the next the blankets are gone again and I start feeling a little cold myself! She won't through them on the floor either, cuz she knows the dogs and cat will claim them.
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    compared to most people, i'm usually cold
    compared to the bf, I'm like a human furnace.

    must have more muscle than him?
    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    muscle mass...its more metabolically active, and men usually have more of it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
    Damn you MV!
    What does MV have to do with me needing you to warm me up?

    Oh wait, footbullet. Roadies = skinny, ergo you're perpetually cold...you need me to warm you up?

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    Quote Originally Posted by coffeecake View Post
    One foot? Marital relashuns, ur doing it rong.
    umm...when that's going on, no one is sleeping in the house. no one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by efrobert View Post
    Seriously wtf?
    My office is like 70 degrees, the guys are wearing short sleeve shirts and are perfectly comfortable, the girls are bundled up like they're in the artic, and of course they announce every two minutes that they are FREEZING.
    My wife comes home, the house is 67 and she acts like we live in an igloo. "I'm freezing, I need to turn the heat up"... Every night it's a battle over the thermostat.
    I don't get it.
    One late morning during late May, I was waiting at a bus stop with a large group of other people. The outside temperature was warm enough so that everyone was comfortable enough in the shirts, pants, or shorts they wore that day. This applied to everyone except for one young, thin woman who was bundled up, belted, and huddled in a trenchcoat. Odd, I thought. It's been warm and sunny all day with the same temperature as it is now. Why does this woman feel cold?

    I brought this up with a female friend of mine a few days later. She offered a few logical theories that, although they might have applied in one or more ways to the lady I saw, don't necessarily apply to all women, particularly my friend. They are;

    1. Some women have a circulation problem.
    2. Some women have low amounts of body fat, as the lady I noticed did. This is another theory that
    may cause women to feel cold.
    3. The lady in question may have been wearing an outfit she cared about or one that didn't lend itself to keeping the body warm.
    4. The lady may have been wearing something risque, an outfit which, despite her trenchcoat covering her body, did little or nothing to provide warmth.


    Perhaps these theories can be of use to some of you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by artifice View Post
    compared to most people, i'm usually cold
    compared to the bf, I'm like a human furnace.

    must have more muscle than him?
    sweetie, I saw your legs. You have more muscle mass then most men, but damn, it looks good on you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by artifice View Post
    compared to most people, i'm usually cold
    compared to the bf, I'm like a human furnace.

    must have more muscle than him?
    yep. that's me too. another human furnace.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luddite View Post
    What does MV have to do with me needing you to warm me up?

    Oh wait, footbullet. Roadies = skinny, ergo you're perpetually cold...you need me to warm you up?
    Curveball.

    As to the question, duh! Of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    sweetie, I saw your legs. You have more muscle mass then most men, but damn, it looks good on you.


    good point. and thanks!
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